Journal of International Business Research

Publishes theoretical and empirical work in international business including articles on stock markets and globalization.

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 2, 2006

An Exploratory Investigation of the Branding Strategies of the Top 50 Global MBA Programs
ABSTRACTStarting in the 1980's, many business newspapers and magazines (Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek) started ranking MBA programs. B-School deans realized that reputation management is a critical component impacting rankings and...
An Overview of Forecasting Error among International Manufacturers
ABSTRACTThis article summarizes the most recent survey results in regard to forecasting practices and forecasting error of sales for Global Manufacturing Research Group (GMRG) participants. GMRG includes over 200 manufacturing companies from Hungary,...
Convergence in Major Euro-Zone Stock Markets: Evidence from Monthly Data
ABSTRACTThis paper investigates whether the introduction of the euro as a common currency promotes integration among the major Euro-zone stock markets. To carry out this investigation, the dynamics of the stock markets of Germany, France and Italy are...
Culture-Based Extreme Response Bias in Surveys Employing Variable Response Items: An Investigation of Response Tendency among Hispanic-Americans
ABSTRACTSurvey response biases can render results from a number of statistical tests completely spurious, especially those from analyses based on survey data employing Likert-type items. This problem is particularly endemic to international studies and...
Modeling the Transfer of Technology to Taiwan from China
ABSTRACTFor decreasing their cost, the Taiwan's traditional industries' companies move their production base to the areas the income is lower. In the meantime, the China's technological research and development departments lack the expenditure to maintain...
Thailand: Southeast Asian Tiger or Historical Underachiever
ABSTRACTWe examine the historical cultural development and work attitudes of the people of Thailand in order to understand the country's current competitive position. Specifically, Porter's (1990) framework of the Competitive Advantage of Nations (CAN)...
The Causality between Stock Index Returns and Volumes in the Asian Equity Markets
ABSTRACTThis investigation empirically examines the relation between daily rates of return and trading volumes on the stock market indices of six developing markets from Asia over the recent 34month period ending in October 2005. The evidence of these...
The Effect of the Euro on European Equity Markets and International Diversification
ABSTRACTInterest in global investing has increased tremendously over the last two decades. Investors seek to reduce risk by diversifying globally. The risk reduction benefits hinge upon the relationships among international stock market indexes. Many...

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